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The location of Germantown Cemetery









A visit to the Germantown Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Germantown Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Germantown Cemetery (FAG ID #100672)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Germantown Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Germantown Cemetery

Lat:   40.9443°   (40° 56' 39")

Lon:   -96.9971°   (-96° 59' 49")

Germantown Cemetery is located in Seward County.

The county seat for Seward County is located in Seward. Seward lies just to the West Southwest of the Germantown Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Germantown Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Seward County.

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100323
 
Assumption Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101351
 
Evangelical Lutheran Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2335344
 
Faith Lutheran East Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2188654
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100716
 
Immanuel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100815
 
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2315355
 
Malcolm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100941
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100998
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101014
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101061
 
Pleasant Dale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101141
 
St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101317
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101390
 
St. Wenceslaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101406
 
Seward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101440
 
Staplehurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101485
 
Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101565
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101564
 
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Germantown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2239885

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Germantown Cemetery.

Agnew   [Map]     Grover   [Map]    
Bee   [Map]     Lincoln   [Map]    
Belmont   [Map]     Malcolm   [Map]    
Brainard   [Map]     Milford   [Map]    
Davey   [Map]     Pleasant Dale   [Map]    
Denton   [Map]     Raymond   [Map]    
Dwight   [Map]     Seward   [Map]    
Emerald   [Map]     Staplehurst   [Map]    
Garland   [Map]     Tamora   [Map]    
Gaslight Village   [Map]     Ulysses   [Map]    
Goehner   [Map]     Valparaiso   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Germantown Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Seward County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Germantown Cemetery.

Beaver Crossing   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Brainard   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Denton   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Dwight   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Garrison   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Goehner   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Lincoln   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Milford   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Seward   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Staplehurst   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Tamora   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Ulysses   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Utica   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Germantown Cemetery
 
Valparaiso   [Map]
 - Located in Saunders County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Germantown Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Germantown Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Seward County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Butler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Colfax County:     Cyndi's
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Dodge County:     Cyndi's
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Douglas County:     Cyndi's
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Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
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Gage County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
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Howard County:     Cyndi's
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Johnson County:     Cyndi's
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Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
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Merrick County:     Cyndi's
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Nance County:     Cyndi's
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Otoe County:     Cyndi's
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Platte County:     Cyndi's
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Polk County:     Cyndi's
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Saline County:     Cyndi's
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Sarpy County:     Cyndi's
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Saunders County:     Cyndi's
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Thayer County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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York County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Nebraska:

Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Nebraska
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Nebraska
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Germantown Cemetery (FAG ID #100672)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nebraska,
Cemeteries of Seward County
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Nebraska

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Germantown Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Germantown Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Germantown Cemetery elsewhere. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Germantown Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #829507   (Name of Record: Germantown Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Seward
Lat: 40.9444522     Lon: -96.9969712   [Map]
Elev: 472         Map Name: Garland

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #100672

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Seward County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Seward County: www.connectseward.org/cgov/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Germantown Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9443, Longitude: -96.9971     [Map].

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